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  • 5th December 2002
    State must deal with overburdened prison system

    It's understandable that Bob Riley would want to delay the adoption of any plan to ease overcrowding at the Tutwiler prison for women until after he takes office as governor next month. As his spokesman says, meeting the Dec. 30 court-imposed deadline would lock the incoming Riley administration to a plan hastily put together by the outgoing Siegelman administration.

  • 15th January 2003
    No constitutional right is celebrated so much in the abstract and observed so little in reality as the right to counsel.
  • 19th September 2006
    Day job off-site not enough for expenses and $705 fine.

    All Ora Lee Hurley has to do to get out of prison is pay a $705 fine, according to her attorney.

  • 17th October 2008